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William and Lawrence Bragg, father and son : the most extraordinary collaboration in science

Author: John Jenkin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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This book is a joint biography of William and Lawrence Bragg, who reshaped science in the twentieth century with the development of X-ray crystallography, and by mentoring the mid-century discovery  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Lawrence Bragg, Sir; William Henry Bragg; William Henry Bragg; William Lawrence Bragg, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Jenkin
ISBN: 9780199606702 0199606706
OCLC Number: 828686660
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xiv, 458 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Stoneraise Place ; 2. Market Harborough ; 3. King William's College ; 4. Cambridge University ; 5. Adelaide: early years ; 6. Consolidation and marriage ; 7. Growth and maturity ; 8. Towards research ; 9. Leave-of-absence ; 10. Aftermath ; 11. Front-rank research: alpha-particles ; 12. Willie and Bob's Australian education ; 13. Further research: X- and gamma rays ; 14. Goodbye Australia! ; 15. Hello England! ; 16. X-ray waves and crystals ; 17. The Great War ; 18. Post-war separation: London and Manchester ; 19. Epilogue
Responsibility: John Jenkin.
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It superbly rewards one's attention. [A] valuable and thoughtful book. Physics Today Jenkin's masterly exposition [...] an admirable book. Physics World The level of detail especially about their Read more...

 
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